Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: July 17th-23rd

Hey everyone,

Following is the p5p (Perl 5 Porters) mailing list summary for the past week.


July 17th-23rd


Perl 5.27.2 is now available.

Perl 5.24.2 binary kits for OpenVMS are now available.

Zefram suggests ejecting the following modules from core: B::Debug, File::Fetch, Memoize, and Sys::Syslog, since they are not part of the CPAN toolchain and are not used for anything in core.


New Issues

  • Perl #131777: signatures accept fancy assignment operators.


Zefram suggests deprecating the implicit-encoding "Wide character in print" behavior.

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